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I Have Esophageal Achalasia

Esophageal Achalasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Esophageal Achalasia. You're not alone. 33 People

    I Have Achalasia

    Hi everyone,This is my first ever forum, and didn't even know one existed for this disease, it heartens me that I have found somewhere to share and also learn of everyone else's experiences.I'm 32 and have had Achalasia for 5 years, although my symptoms were not prominent until...
    katmeow katmeow 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    I Am Sure I Have Achalasia

    I just learned yesterday that I have Achalasia. It first started about january this year, I was 5 months pregnant. I would have a hard time eating big meals and would sometimes throw up. I thought that this was part of the pregnancy, BUT it kept progressing to where I would throw...
    momma2max momma2max 26, F Oct 19, 2010

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    I Have 'what"

    When i first started experiencing some esophageal difficulties it was last July and had been admitted through the ER because I was dehydrated.  They preformed the first  esophageal test the next day and I was told I had ulcers and they removed a polup and sent it off...
    sageintyme sageintyme 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    Of Uncertainty Over Time I Felt Hopeless. I Hope A Miracle Comes To Me.

    who knows when i undergo this disease may be the beginning 2010. i also think it was just a normal ulcer but over time and in a fairly long period of times is not the usual ulcer. sometimes i do not eat for several days even water can not enter into my stomach. i finally checked...
    koncreng koncreng 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    Heller's Myotomy

     I have a Heller's Myotomy done and it has been great.  Went from not being able to eat solids and often not being able to drink a glass of water to being able to eat most anything and rarely having any issues.   I have to remember to drink water with meals and...
    goingawaynow goingawaynow 70+ Sep 30, 2009

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    Achalasia - Is This The Cure?

    For over 5 years I have swallowing difficulties. Initially it was solids then it was with semi-liquids and cold liquids. I would experienced chest pain and frequently had to regurgitate to relieve the pain. Then a wonderful thing happened. My wife came across this book by...
    CoconutMiracle CoconutMiracle 56-60 Jun 19, 2012

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    My Achalasia Story

     Hello all!  I have esophageal achalasia, though it was discovered early.  It all started with a choking episode.  From there, I began to notice that food just wasn't going down properly, and often ended up stuck to the roof of my mouth.  Even when food...
    scandiavegan scandiavegan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    So Many Doctors

    It started about 5 years ago (November 2007). I kept being sick late in the day or I would wake in the night with a bloated hard stomach and feel sick, like something was stuck. I went to the doctors and he sent me to the hospital to have the camera down to see what was happening...
    DebbieYorkshireUK DebbieYorkshireUK 31-35 Apr 15, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Sorry if this is a repeat post.. I am still learning the ropes of this site. I have Achalasia in the form of severe chest pain (I can swallow food for now). I use a Kavinace...
    NCAchalasia NCAchalasia 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    After experiencing extreme painful monthly periods for more than 10 years I have finally had a lasting solution done to relieve me of all that pain. Yes I finally agreed to a total...
    namgal namgal 46-50, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Mine are probably the worst of you all... I have panic attacks for 3 years now. Those 2 years it's gotten really bad. I can't walk out of my house alone anymore just because of...
    Catwomann Catwomann 18-21, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Ok so here is everything I wanna do during winter, hence forth, My Winter Bucket List: 1. Decorate a Christmas Tree 2.Enjoy some homemade hot chocolate 3. Throw Confetti on New...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone I was diagnosed with gastropareis in 2008. I had a gastric stimulator placed and it worked great for 5 years. The doctor then tested me with a gastric emptying scan...
    justwaiting5 justwaiting5 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am 30 years old and have BIID. I am new here, and glad to see there are others that deal with this. I am a little farther a long than many as I do live full time as a...
    WendiWheels WendiWheels 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I posted this already on year 2013, but then this group wasn't as active as it is now. And it's FREE, so, please, for your own good, give it a try! So I am posting this again in...
    Catwomann Catwomann 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Well I finished the series of Harry potter...rinse lather repeat? Wish I had the first two. I wish it was all bad. I wish I didn't have such good memories with him. The only bad...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I am type 1, diagnosed at 18. I was told then that I could live a relatively normal life if I took my medication daily, no matter how I felt. I have done that, and no, I have not...
    justjessa justjessa 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    If you had have asked me a year ago what depression was, I would have given you that same old answer about how it just seems to be a thrown around term for people who "get a bit...
    Georgiana72 Georgiana72 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I wonder why people call them political โ€˜PARTIESโ€™? They donโ€™t seem to be having that much fun from my perspective. Do you ever have fun with people who accidentally dialed...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    What is with all the hate on Apple products? Like seriously, to each their own. Everything I have is Apple so getting the iPhone 6 is best for me. If you don't have a MacBook...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 10 mins ago

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    It started out as red eyes, muscle weakness in the legs then a emergency blood transfusion, then told i have chronic kidney disease stage 3, then told im otherwise healthy but...
    shoshoneone shoshoneone 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I have a bedtime which is 10 PM. I also secretly have my unofficial going to sleep time. Which is generally much later than that.
    doodlebug224 doodlebug224 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I have many infact but this one is my song for today and perhaps for weeks to come as it's very meaningful to me right now. http://youtu.be/PzRH8vaQViY Oh hey, I was listening...
    TheCoitalQueen TheCoitalQueen 31-35, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I've been single for almost 20 years now and some of the guys I've dated have been married. But I have found that having a long term relationship with a MM is hard because they...
    TaxiDrivingMom74 TaxiDrivingMom74 36-40, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I have a Diploma in Viticulture and Wine Production. I spent two years at TAFE college learning how to grow and process grapes to be crushed and turned into wineI have done three...
    IwasCandyWhite26 IwasCandyWhite26 56-60, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I have had couple of times frustrated could not figure way out, most of the time it happens when I can't find my way out. During that time spent thinking, I have hunch of 'doubt...
    Puckerlipjunkie Puckerlipjunkie 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I was adopted by a couple in the US. They're both dead now. They had no other children, adopted or biological. Their brothers and sisters and my adoptive cousins and I are not in...
    1solo1 1solo1 36-40, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    my husband and i have been best friends for 20 years, in a relationship for 4 yrs and married for 1. I found out he was cheating on me just before we got married and was sending...
    mumofj mumofj 26-30, F 14 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have decided that Christianity is not for me i don't fit in that circle i can only thank those who tried to encourage me but it just is not me i am more at home with the general...
    greyfriars2 greyfriars2 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    First, I know it's long, but please I need someone to help me. Any advice. Reading these stories bring tears to my eyes. I have been cheated on 3 times by the same guy. He lied...
    ArisDiCicco ArisDiCicco 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I love her enough to care and constantly worry about her but at the same time I cannot stand her inability to feel empathy for anyone. Even her brother who constantly gives up his...
    booboofuck booboofuck 22-25 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    This past year has been filled with intuitive events. I've tapped into my intuitive dreams, and feelings with others including a particular man. He is heaven sent. I wasn't sure...
    tfJo tfJo 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have always had really big tonsils ever since I was little and I would have constant sore throats and had strep 3 separate times back to back in one summer. It was awful. When I...
    Harlequingal Harlequingal 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Right I have things to do I am not ignoring anyone ( just in case) I have to go and get sorted bye ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜›
    zuese zuese 46-50, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have been really ill lately, I've been sick, have a really bad cough and have been getting bad headaches. Throughout all of this, my dog has not left my side. She has led beside...
    mejustbeingme123 mejustbeingme123 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I could have died many times lol. Apparently since birth I was supposed to die. The dumb *** doctor gave my mom medicine so that I wouldn't be born that day, because I was only 8...
    lizardim lizardim 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have always felt like I want to die but can't kill myself because of what it would do to my family but mainly my daughter who I am so close to, I just don't want to face the hell...
    tealc2961 tealc2961 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    TO THE SENSITIVE ONES... Do not be ashamed of your sensitivity! It has brought you many riches. You see what others cannot see, Feel what others are ashamed to feel. You are more...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My anxiety is getting worse by the second. Whenever I go out I feel like people are judging me on what I wear, how I wear my hair, what sort of makeup I have on and even my...
    notyourbitchxo notyourbitchxo 13-15, F 11 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Don't you ever said to yourself "I know my future girlfriend or wife it out there probably 3,000 miles away" or "let the fate come to me". You must determined and have a fricking...
    562alex 562alex 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I should say - HAD - an I phone 5s. Yesterday, some low life stole it. I had it for 5 weeks and loved it. It took me months to save up for it and now it's gone. I feel so bummed...
    kellysimon kellysimon 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have quite a few distractions, but if I didn't have you, I would just stay in bed all day & don't care. But every morning I wake up, take the metro for 20 long minutes & hope I...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm old enough to get a job, I only have 1 year left in high school and and I want to get a job and save up money so I can have my own place one day. I talked to my mom about it...
    Cooltiger190 Cooltiger190 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I AM HURTING...I PUT THIS PICTURE UP TO SHOW HOW MUCH I LOVE MYSELF... I LOVE MYSELF AND I JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH... I JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH... I'M ALWAYS SUFFERING, I NEVER HAVE...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I was 6 months pregnant when I found out he was cheating. He accidentally butt dialed me at 4 in the morning when he was with her...I can still remember the pain building up in my...
    cnk2015 cnk2015 22-25, F 1 Response 39 mins ago

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    Daily i surround myself with positivity, quotes and affirmations to intentionally uplift and inspire those who bother to look up and read it. Be that as it may, Im constantly...
    urwright urwright 41-45, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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